Estate Planning and Probate

Our estate planning and probate practice includes estate and tax planning for estates, counseling and drafting of wills and trusts to provide protection for surviving family members and devolution of family businesses, and issues affecting aging or elderly family members. We offer litigation services in estate matters including the prosecution and defense of will challenges and ancillary issues. Our clients in this area include residents of the local area and out-of-state parties with financial or family interests in western New York.

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Real Estate Law

In the area of real estate law, we offer representation to purchasers and sellers, lessors and lessees and lenders and borrowers in transactions involving both residential and commercial properties. We also represent parties in a variety of real-estate litigation matters, including landlord-tenant proceedings, title disputes, foreclosure actions and post-foreclosure proceedings, and housing court (code violation) proceedings. Our clients in the real-estate include local, out-of-state and foreign individuals, corporations, and financial institutions. Our practice is limited, however, to matters relating to real estate located in western New York.

Aviation Law

In the area of Aviation Law, we offer representation in the following type of matters:

  • Certificate and civil penalty matters and accident and incident investigations involving pilots and other FAA certificate holders

  • Leasing, purchasing, sales and registration of aircraft

  • Incorporation of aircraft businesses.

  • Aircraft insurance matters

  • Aviation tax matters

  • Prosecution and defense of civil actions arising out of aviation related accidents

  • Private and public airport issues (FAA grants, regulatory issues, construction and lease matters)

  • Commercial operations issues for aircraft operators and ground based operations including FBO's.

Our aviation practice is national in scope. We work in the Western New York area both as local counsel for out of state law firms and directly as insurance defense counsel for aviation insurance carriers. We represent local and out of state clients, both U.S. and Canadian, in conjunction with local firms in the client's home region. We hold membership in several national aviation bar associations.